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>>> this week, conservative lawmakers issue a warning to fellow republicans on obama care. if you fund it, you're for it. but should the party risk a government shutdown? plus, chris christie take on rand paul over national security. as another gop rift is revealed. and wikileaker bradley manning gets convicted. and nsa leaker edward snowden gets asylum. both are being celebrated in some circles, but are they really heroes? >>> welcome to "the journal editorial report." well, if you fund it, you're for it. that's the message this week from a group ofseative lawmakers to fellow republicans as they continue their push to make defunding obama care part of a deal to keep the government running past september. the plan, which could result in a government shutdown, is being met with resistance by some in the gop, with critics calling it political suicide. florida senator rubio had this message for the skeptical senators. >> if we pass this, you did not do everything you could. you paid for this. you doubled down on it. in ways that will have harm to our country. this is our last best ch
releases secret court rulings. and president obama says he's on a personal mission to make college more affordable. we will tell you what he has planned. >>> welcome to "the journal editorial report." i'm paul gigot. growing here and abroad about america's hands-off approach to the middle east. as new evidence of chemical weapons used in syria surfaces and egypt moves closer to civil war. we a great to have you here. welcome back to the program. >> thank you for having me. >> good. let's look at syria first. a year ago, i think it was the president famously, president obama, fame famously said -- use of chemical weapons would be a red line that syria shouldn't cross and would have consequences. what is assad's calculation that he would cross, be willing to cross that red line? >> small-scale attacks and nothing happened. what happened recently was the sixth attack and -- each attack has been bigger than the previous one with the exception of one in the middle. so -- he has been testing both the -- international public opinion and the united states resolve and also how far he can go insi
? >>> and nsa surveillance programs after the white house issues secret court rulings and president obama says he's on a personal mission to make colleges more affordable. we'll tell you what he's got planned. >>> welcome to the "journal" editorial report. growing concerns both here and abroad about america's hands-off approach to the middle east. egypt moves closer to civil war. a syndicated columnist and author of 11 books on the middle east joins me now from london. welcome back to the program. great to have you here. >> thank you. . >> good, let's look at syria. first, a year ago, i think it was, president obama famously said their use of chemical weapons would be a red line that syria shouldn't cross and would have consequences. what is bashar assad's consequences that he's willing to cross that line? >> what happened recently was the sixth attack and now a pattern is emerging, each attack has been bigger than the previous one. so he has been testing both the international and public opinion, the united states resolve and also how far he can go inside syria. now we can establish that patt
's bummed over bam. yep, matt damon, if that's his real name, says he feels like president obama has dumped him. here's the former fan discussing the president with bet. >> he broke up with me. there are a lot of things i really question, you know, the legality of the drone strikes and the nsa revelations are -- you know, it's like -- you know, jimmy carter came out and said we don't live in a democracy. and that's a little -- that's a little intense when an ex-president says that. so, you know, he's got some explaining to do. particularly for a constitutional law professor. >> must have. blue shirt day on bet. anyway, on friday, obama called a press conference to address his relationship with damon directly. >> we have conversations. they're candid, they're blunt. often times they're constructive. i know the press likes to focus on body language, and he's got that kind of slouch, looking like the bored kid in the back of the classroom, but the truth is that when we're in conversations together, often times it's very productive. >> that's exactly what you say when you dump somebody. oh, you
the white house is helping congress weasel out of obama care. the president says it is time for the government to get out of the mortgage business. six years after the housing bubble burst, is it a step in the right direction? >>> welcome to "the journal editorial report." 19 u.s. embassies and consulates were shuttered this week. senior al qaeda operatives were intercept. indicating the plans for a major attack were under way and calling it into question the obama administration's narrative the terror group is on the run. "wall street journal" columnist and deputy editor brett stephens and editorial board member matt kaminski join me with more. just to add this list on friday, the u.s. closed the consulate in lahore, pakistan, which i have been to and which is the safest parts supposedly the safest part of pakistan. are we watching the comeback of al qaeda as a global threat? >> we have been watching it for months. it is just that only now we noticed. i think with this last week has shown one, that's the al qaeda core, the -- central pakistan, he is in charge and is active.
the obama administration with doing the right thing here? >> we don't know what fully happens. there was a meeting of 20 senior al-qaeda leaders by some sort of chat last week. but what they were responding to or provoke on. >> paul: we give them the benefit of the doubt? >> that is the role of the president in times of war. >> the president spent all year doing victory laps around al-qaeda, he said poor al-qaeda was on the way to defeat. we could resend the authorization for the use of military force. that we could treat al-qaeda as essentially as a nuisance threat. very quickly in the ten weeks since he gave that speech calling for an end on the war on terror, al-qaeda continues to have the ability to act globally. >> paul: there is a disconnected that seems to be going on in the world where we have the alarms and drones in yemen and then at home, we're debating whether we want to have surveillance anymore. >> it's on both sides. president obama has not fully defended his own policies. >> paul: how do you explain the disconnect? >> people are tired of this war. it's been 12
much. >> will you forego a strike if congress disapproves? >> president barack obama saying the u.s. should take military action against syria but also saying that he will seek authorization from the u.s. congress, talking too house and senate leaders this morning, and he said they agreed to hold 'debate and then a vote when congress gets back. congress is not scheduled to be back until september 9. from the labor day vacation. the president saying that this comes as, he acknowledged, british parliament, voted against prime minister david cameron, for the authorization of force against syria this past week. we believes that he has the authority to president obama said, but he wants congress to weigh in. he said, he wants this action to happen because the u.s. cannot stand by and let chemical weapons be used to gas hundreds of children to death with no action afterwards. he said the implications go beyond chemical warfare and he mentioned the possibility of other countries using nuclear weapons or threatening to do so. he said, we all are war weary in america but it is time to step
elections. what is going on here is that democrats are worried that without barack obama on the ballot, that black voter turnout may be down. i think this is an attempt to scare blacks to the polls by claiming that republicans are trying to -- >> so there's politics going on here, surprise, surprise. >> let's get that fact. what's the trend from 1996 in percentage of african-americans voting up 13% from 1996 to 2012. >> even in states with some of the strictest voter i.d. laws in the country. >> how would you respond to democrats and say well, what a surprise? the first african-american president on the top of the ballot the last two years. that won't happen when barack obama is no longer on the ticket. >> well, the trend precedes barack obama. it goes back to 1996. so this is a trend that happened independent of barack obama. now, will it continue when he's gone? i don't know. but what we do know is that if republicans are trying to disenfranchise black voters, they have doing a bad job of it. >> colin, secretary of state clinton said that north carolina pushed through a bill that "re
public and that little cookie, our jobs. thank you president obama for turning us into starving, starving dogs. do you believe that brown bag and citizen should be seen at dirty words? >> i know this already shock you, i have been black my whole life. >> really? >> i have never heard of this. >> neither have i. >> i have tried to get in nightclubs when i was younger and single, it was a hot scare, it was not involving a brown bag, sometimes i got in and sometimes i didn't. a brown bag, they were fishing. they want to protect offensiveness. >> yeah. >> that seems silly to me. >> you should not, should you? it's not offensive? >> what do you extract every word from the english language? >> i am offended by the game of hop scotch, because who would want to jump over scottish people. robert, my theory. this guy did this to impress upon people that he had historical knowledge of a word that he read on wikipedia, the night before. so in fact, he is a big d-bag. >> i think the whole topic is very difficult. >> yes. >> first of all, this is like ridiculous. this scrubbing of the language. >> yes.
and make it about that when obama is going to be saying the opposite. republicans want to shut down the government in order to deny health care to poor people. that will be the debate. i'm not saying he is right. >> you can clearly say this is not about poor people. they already get medicaid. it's hosting the rest of us. >> paul: you are already explaining it. [ laughter ] >> i don't see a lot of downside here because either they force some reform. even if it's too much to hope they get the president to stop here, maybe they force some delays on the impression of it. you have government and epa employees will considered nonessential. i don't really see what the downside is. >> paul: can the republicans really hold down in the shutdown showdown if the national parks get shut down and traffic controllers don't show up for this work. i've been through this rodeo before and i don't think i've seen the republicans maintaining a united front which is what you have to do succeed? >> one of the reasons this has been pushed off is because republicans lost this battle a couple times and decid
the important moment. and moment of outrage for me in slow motion. >> (inaudible) this is so obama's america. concerned moms and dads reacted angry on line and they should. there was a campaign against the a d. jc penney released the at the same time our intent was not to trivialize bullying. we are committed to have a range of styles for kids to express individuality and did that while punching a baby in the face. yes, a baby. you know who doesn't need friends? dogs who play fetch by themselves. ♪ that is really out. but you know it is really lonely. after all of that, welcome to the program. would you call reaction to the a d over reaction or underreaction or perhaps an avcaddo. >> i don't so it at all. they take me on a shopping spre in jc penney and i never seen the clots and things i neverine opened and they have interesting clothes going on there. >> i love jc penney and some of the mannequins are alluring and many times i am escorted out after perhaps on on >> how do you have rom on on room in your apartment for those mannequins. >> when i dress them like guests on redeye. >> oh, n
on campus -- for racist messages on campus are friends of president obama and the campaign was a nasty hoax. earlier this year the spate of racist, anti-jewish and anti-gay graffiti called to canceled classes and hold teachers and ins focused on racism and homo phobia. it drew national attention and the hysteria culminated with the report of a person supposedly wearing kkkgarb and it wasn't nick. the daily caller reports that one of the perpetrators was the founder of his high school's obama club. he was a member of the college democrats. the police report states that he and his cohort left hateful displays just as a joke or a troll. the revelation has been largely ignored by the mainstream media or as i like to coin. it the lame stream media. >> that was pretty good. >> i came up with that. in march they were on the hate crimes like a bulldog on a pink dog. >> see, that actually -- that video works because the dot is a metaphor for the perpetrated het crimes and the dog is nothing more than the media who loves to chase them. once the dot goes off, the dog just stops racing and doesn't eve
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